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Vol. 3, Issue 8
August 2015
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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What is LSVT and How Does it Help Parkinson’s Disease?
Multiple Grants Awarded to BMRI Researchers
Save the Date: 36th Annual Wheelchair Games Set for Sept. 26
Dr. Gary Gibson Featured on Wall Street Journal Live
The Benefits of Meditation
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What is LSVT and How Does it Help Parkinson’s Disease?
While you’ve likely heard of Parkinson’s disease (PD), many people don’t know exactly what the condition is or how it manifests itself. The condition can occur when there is a loss of brain cells that produce a chemical called dopamine. It usually presents in people over the age of 60, but it...
Multiple Grants Awarded to BMRI Researchers
In the last month, scientists from the Burke Medical Research Institute have received over $1 million in grants to further their research...
Save the Date: 36th Annual Wheelchair Games Set for Sept. 26
Burke's 36th Annual Wheelchair Games is right around the corner...
Dr. Gary Gibson Featured on Wall Street Journal Live
Gary Gibson, Ph.D., Director of the Laboratory for Mitochondrial Biology and Metabolic Dysfunction in Neurodegeneration at the Burke Medical Research Institute was featured on Wall Street Journal Live on Tuesday...
The Benefits of Meditation
Sure, you’ve heard of meditation. But what is it exactly? Meditation is simply about attention and focus—where you direct it, and how it affects your consciousness...
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